Johnny Carter (singer)
|Birth name||John E. Carter|
June 2, 1934|
August 21, 2009 (aged 75)|
|Genres||Rhythm and blues, Doo-wop|
|Associated acts||The Flamingos, The Dells|
Johnny Carter (June 2, 1934 – August 21, 2009) was an American doo-wop and R&B singer. He was a founding member of The Flamingos and a member of The Dells. Both groups have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, making Carter one of the few multiple inductees. He joined The Dells as a replacement for Johnny Funches in 1960 and remained an active member of the group until his death.
Carter died of lung cancer in Harvey, Illinois at the age of 75.